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#193 – The Spine Race 2016, as seen from Gregs Hut

The Spine Race – 268 miles on the Pennine Hills – In winter! Every January for the past five years, a hardy bunch of ultra-athletes have set off from Edale in the Derbyshire Peak District with the intention of racing … Continue reading

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#192 – Here we go again – The Spine Race 2016

It’s that time of year again – the Montane Spine Race started on Saturday 9th January on a cold misty day in Edale.   The racers have one thing in mind, and that is running the length of the Pennine Way … Continue reading

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#191 – Happy New Year for 2016

Mist:   Wooof! It must be that time of year again – the boss always gets this funny tree thing with lights and puts it IN THE HOUSE!   Can you imagine?!   A tree in the house!!  I just don’t … Continue reading

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#189 – Snow time in Snowdonia – The Glyderau

As time in the mountains has been a bit restricted again, here’s another post from the archives – this is from April 2013.  Bring on the snow! Llyn Bochlwyd frozen, with Glyder Fach behind and to the left (JB) It’s … Continue reading

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#188 – Yet another blast from the past – Winter on Pen yr Ole Wen, North Wales

For all sorts of reasons I’ve not been able to get out in the mountains over the past couple of weeks, but rather than miss a blog post I thought I  would revive another ‘blast from the past’.    In … Continue reading

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#187 – Ynys Môn (Anglesey) – good things come in small packages!

I seem to have spent a lot of time on Ynys Môn (Anglesey) over the past week or so, but unfortunately it’s only been in the virtual sense – I’ve been following the start-up of Môn-SAR, a new search and … Continue reading

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#186 – Yr Elen, Carnedd Llewelyn and Carnedd Dafydd

It’s rare that I have a bad day out in the mountains – there are great days, and even better days!    Every now and then though, I find myself on a route that I just can’t wait to get … Continue reading

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